Reader in Sport Psychology

Liverpool, United Kingdom
£52,559 - £59,135 per annum
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 17 January 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Job Type Academic
Salary £52,559 - £59,135 per annum
Vacancy Type Academic / Research Vacancies
Closing Date 17/01/2020
Documents 2843 JD Reader Sport Psychology.pdf
(PDF, 295.43kb)

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences seeks to strategically develop its world-leading profile of research and teaching excellence by the appointment of leading academics across the core disciplines of Sport and Exercise Sciences. You will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching work of the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences within the discipline of Sport Psychology.

The post requires you to extend and enhance the Sport Psychology research activity within the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. In this regard, there is emphasis on the development and leadership of an internationally excellent research agenda in Sport Psychology that will generate significant levels of external research income, impact and high-quality publications. The post will also provide mentorship to facilitate the activity of other researchers and doctoral students within the Psychology and Development Research group and the wider School to enhance our strong research culture.

The post also requires you to contribute to the delivery of research-informed teaching and supervision of Sport Psychology across the School’s well-established and highly successful curricula, which affords students the opportunity to complete their Sport Psychology education and training via its B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. and Professional Doctorate provision.

Informal enquires regarding the post or the School, please contact Professor Dave Richardson, Director of School, email: and / or Dr Martin Eubank, Subject Head, Psychology, email:

LJMU values diversity and provides a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can fulfil their potential.

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.